National flag is one of the highest identities of an independent Nation . Every nation has a flag. National flag is the symbol of unity, honour and freedom . The flag is flown by the government official, but usually can also be flown by citizens of the country.
Both public and private buildings such as schools and courthouses may hoist the national flag. Historically, flags originate as military standards, used as field signs.
Indian national flag came into being on July 22 1947. The Indian national flag is a tri-colour. There is saffron on the top, white in the middle and deep green at the bottom. Saffron is the symbol of sacrifice and selflessness. The white colour means truth and purity. Deep green stands for youth and energy. The Ashoka Chakra in the centre, means peace and progress. The national flag is hoisted on important national occasions like the Independence Day. The flag flies on all important official buildings. It is kept at half-mast on the days of national mourning. We all should protect the purity and prestige of our national flag.